St. Paul's punk and metal haven Station 4 is taking a breather in a move to make future club-goers breathe better in the future. While there's something oh-so-punk about sweating your face off in the confines of a club during the height of summer, the owners taking measures to replace its ventilatio ... More >>
Since we don't have to run air conditioners for the vast majority of the year, you might think living in Minneapolis (America's coldest major metro) is less energy-demanding, in terms of heating and cooling, than living in Miami (American's warmest metro).SEE ALSO: Climate change could make Mpls the ... More >>
Who needs pot, meth, or cocaine when there are air conditioners nearby?That's a question Brentyn Krueger apparently asked himself in the fall of 2010, when he was repeatedly busted huffing Freon out of his Apple Valley neighbors' air conditioning units.Last Friday, Krueger was ordered by pay $1,531 ... More >>
Minneapolis copper scavengers have found a new target: air conditioners. In the past two weeks, six air conditioners have been stolen or stripped in north Minneapolis, according to police. Since mid-November, 11 more were hit in south Minneapolis neighborhoods. Though the target is new -- at leas ... More >>
‚ÄčOnce upon a time, candy rapper Vanilla Ice was known to rock a house or two - or at least the recreation-center 13th birthday parties of herbs who didn't know any better. Today, Vanilla Ice would like to teach you, real-estate newbie, how to cold rock a couple houses, or maybe a fuck-load of hous ... More >>
Rex RoofReturn of the smoky bar?‚ÄčSmokers haven't been able to light up in Minnesota bars since 2007, but a group of state representatives want to bring us back to those heady days of barside cigarettes. A bill filed today would allow smoking in bars, provided the bars install a ventilation system ... More >>
In an open letter to the community, the failing air conditioner cries out for help.
Sick kids, wheezing teachers, baffled administrators: Minneapolis schools encounter trouble in the air